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Category: Health & Nutrition

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Robert Carter

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Robert Carter graduated with his degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a specialization in dietetics in 2016. He is currently working as a… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Verena Vancil

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Verena Vancil earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in 2019. She works as a Senior Public Health… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Dr. ArNelle Wright

Majoring in nutritional sciences, University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna ArNelle Wright earned her undergraduate degree from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (FSHN). She is currently working as a… Read More

CALS students recognized at 2020 International Student Achievement Award ceremony

Six College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students were recognized with awards on Nov. 17 at the 27th annual International Student Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the University of Florida International Center as part… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS Faculty Hoods Doctoral Graduate

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented changes globally, especially for commencement celebrations. Food science and human nutrition (FSHN) nutritional sciences doctoral student, Rebecca Solch, celebrated a time-honored tradition uniquely in unconventional times. A special moment for graduating… Read More

Animal sciences graduate creates resources for horse owners during COVID-19

When Aly Morrison was approached about creating national resources for horse owners on essential equine care and personal preparedness plans during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, she immediately offered her design skills and talents. Since… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More

My View: Mobilizing and Empowering Our Communities to End Food Insecurity

students from florida youth institute summer program at the end of the week banquet

By Alfred Koch, junior nutritional sciences major with a minor in food science  As a University of Florida student studying nutritional sciences and food science in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, I… Read More